Linux News Today: Here's a List of All the Ethical Hacking Tools Included in BlackArch Linux
At the beginning of the month, we informed you about the general availability of an updated ISO image for the Arch Linux-based BlackArch Linux operating system, which gave users access to over 1,400 penetration testing tools.
BlackArch Linux 2016.04.28 was, as its version number suggests, baked and cooked at the end of April, and it introduced 80 new security-oriented utilities to the ever growing collection of tools that are available in the software repositories of this GNU/Linux operating system.
Therefore, the BlackArch Linux devs were proud to announce that their collection of penetration testing and security auditing tools has been increased to a little over 1,400 items, which you can now view them as a list with version numbers, description, and official homepage, on the project’s website.
The newest BlackArch Linux ISO image also introduced a brand-new installer for this Arch Linux-based operating system designed for hackers and security professionals, with the promise that they will be able to deploy the GNU/Linux distribution on new computers much faster and more efficiently than before.
An alternative to Kali Linux
BlackArch Linux can be considered an alternative to Kali Linux, which is based on Debian, and if you’re interested, please visit its homepage, where you’ll find all the information you need to get started with using the OS, including the download links and the list of available security-oriented tools.
In time, BlackArch Linux’s collection of tools for designed for digital forensics, security auditing, ethical hacking, or penetration testing activities, will grow a lot, so if you are an aspiring hacker or a security professional, we recommend sticking with it.
Download the latest BlackArch Linux ISO image right now via our website. Please note that BlackArch Linux ships with a dual-arch bootable ISO that can be used on both 64-bit and 32-bit computers.